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Vacationing in Charleston vs Folly Beach

South Carolina is known for its beautiful shoreline, tropical like beaches and unique islands. It is no wonder that people would want to visit this amazing U.S. state. But where should you stay once you’re there? There are so many unique cities along the shoreline that are perfect for vacationing, but which one is the best? Well, that is hard to say because it depends on what you want from your vacation. Here we will compare two amazing cities, Charleston and Folly Beach, so you can easily choose your next vacation spot. Continue reading “Vacationing in Charleston vs Folly Beach” »

Planning a Trip to The Wisconsin Dells

It’s vacation season and while there are a number of amazing destinations to choose from, this year consider the Wisconsin Dells. The Dells promise endless fun and excitement from waterparks to outdoor activities, and relaxing spa options. There is something for every type of vacationer to enjoy and is perfect for families and couples alike. Here are some ideas to get you started on planning your next trip to remember at the Wisconsin Dells.  Continue reading “Planning a Trip to The Wisconsin Dells” »

The Best of Fort Morgan, Alabama

When choosing where to take your next vacation, look no further than Fort Morgan, Alabama. With beautiful waters and soft, sandy beaches, Fort Morgan is the ideal destination for fun in the sun and relaxation. You can spend the day on the beach, exploring the many museums and art galleries, or just strolling through the shops downtown. There is never a shortage of things to do while visiting and you’ll find that there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Continue reading “The Best of Fort Morgan, Alabama” »

Things to Do in Saluda, North Carolina

Saluda, North Carolina is one of the most ideal vacation destinations with its endless attractions and overwhelming amount of fun to be had. Saluda is one the most peaceful places to visit and is the perfect choice for those looking for a break from their fast paced lives. Located in the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Saluda provides visitors with beautiful scenery year round. To get you started on planning a trip to Saluda, here are some of the best attractions the city has to offer.  Continue reading “Things to Do in Saluda, North Carolina” »

Summer Fun in Port Angeles, WA

Port Angeles, Washington is an amazing vacation destination no matter what time of year you visit. However, the summer season bodes beautiful views and fun-packed activities for all types of visitors to enjoy. Whether you love outdoor sports, hiking, biking, or just strolling along the downtown, Port Angeles is never lacking in things to do. Here are some summertime fun ideas to get you excited and started on planning your Port Angeles vacation. Continue reading “Summer Fun in Port Angeles, WA” »

The Spookiest Haunted B & B’s in the U.S.

Experience some spooky fun and stay at any of these haunted bed-and-breakfasts, where you can mingle with the ghosts and apparitions that roam the halls. The b & b’s are said to have “pranks” and unusual sounds from some angry and some playful spirits, just waiting to make your stay a little creepier.

Lizzie Borden Bread and Breakfast- Fall River, Massachusetts

Lizzie Borden was the prime suspect for the blood hatchet murders of her father and stepmother in 1892, but was not found guilty. This long unsolved mystery still attracts attention today, as it said that the three ghosts still haunt the house today. Guests can stay the night in the rooms where the bodies are Abby and John Borden were found or just take a tour of the house between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. The inn even offers ghost hunger university classes and crime re-enactments. There is also a museum gift shop that sells Lizzie Bordon souvenirs.

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5 Perks of Traveling By Train

Like most people, I usually fly when I am traveling, mainly because it’s the most normal mode of transportation and relatively easy. However, I used to be train girl when I was young and would travel to Chicago regularly with my mother and grandmother to visit family. I just recently rediscovered the amazing benefits of train travel over airplanes when I opted for a cheaper train ride to Chicago than the overly expensive last minute flight. Here are five perks that train travel has over other transportation and why you should convert from planes to trains.

1. Packing is EASY

One thing I am really bad at is packing and all the airline restrictions only amplifies that trait. However, while packing for a train ride I found that packing was immediately easier. First you don’t have to worry about rules like liquid restrictions. On a train you can bring as much shampoo or conditioner as you want. You dont have measure out smaller bottles or rely on the hotel brand stuff that often smells like a bad hospital bath. On an airplane food and drinks aren’t allowed, but on trains you can pack a lunch and bring as much water as you want. Another major perk.

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Each year in early October, nearly 600 hot air balloons fill the Albuquerque sky for a 9 day festival that is now the largest hot air balloon festival in the world. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta brings balloons, pilots, and spectators from all over the world to participate in and view the event. Many people travel from far and wide to come to this event, with some organizations even setting up special tours just for the festival. For example, America by Rail offers a train tour created specifically with this fiesta in mind. Different events take place over the course of the 9 days with the most popular being Dawn Patrol, Mass Ascensions, Special Shape Rodeo and Balloon Glows. Continue reading “Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta” »